Illustration on Folio 4v in a
Byzantine Manuscript of the Iliad, 10th century.
BNM Mss. Gr.Z.454.


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A larger image of Folio 4v. Byzantine Manuscript of the Iliad, 10th century. BNM Mss. Gr.Z.454. Marcian Library in Venice.


BNM Mss. Gr.Z.454. Iliad (Venetus A) c.900-1000AD
Marcian Library in Venice

Perhaps the earliest depiction of a kite shield.

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